Lead Nitrate is also known as Lead (II) Nitrate, Nitrate of Lead and Lead Dinitrate. It is commonly used in the manufacturing of batteries, fireworks, explosives and pigments. The chemical is also used in the photography industry for fixing photographic films.
When rubber is exposed to Lead Nitrate, the rubber material can become brittle, discolored and weakened. This can lead to cracks and breaks in the rubber, resulting in premature failure. Long-term exposure to Lead Nitrate can cause the rubber to become brittle and hard, resulting in a loss of flexibility and elasticity. In some cases, the rubber can become highly reactive, leading to a breakdown of the rubber material.
Fluorosilicone o-rings are a hybrid of silicone and FKM resulting in great jet fuel resistance with high and low temperature performance. Also widely used in semiconductor Ashing equipment with strong resistance to oxygen plasma, FVMQ fluorosilicone o-rings also feature excellent flexibility, compression resistance, aging and sunlight resistance, and overall wide range of basic chemical resistance.
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